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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Women 2024 route

Sarah Gigante (Movistar) on her way to stage and overall victory on stage 3 of the Bright Brewery Tour of Bright

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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Women route summary
Distance 127.1km
Start Gent
Finish Ninove
Start time 13:35 CET
Finish time 17:06 CET

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad marks the start of the 2024 Belgian racing season with the women’s peloton set to take on a 127.1km route between Gent and Ninove. Eight major climbs and five cobbled sectors lie between the riders and glory, with the day’s route shortened by 5km compared to the 2023 race.

Much of the difficulties of the race – including all the hills – fall inside the second half of the day after the peloton passes through Oudenaarde. As a result, the repetition of climbs towards the finish in Gent only gets cumulatively more challenging as the kilometres in the legs add up.

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